Concorso News

August 17, 2022 Connect 2 Cars

Connect2Cars now in its 7th year, will be hosted and emceed by Wade Kawasaki of Wade Kawasaki Car Guy Adventures Podcast and Nicholas Bergeron of Concorso Italiano who will kick off the Wednesday August 17 speaker breakfast with interviews of these automotive Icons.

Confirmed Icons for this unique experience include a cross of designers, curators and people who simply LOVE cars.

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We have a special guest Maurizio Corbi, an internationally renowned artist and designer of numerous Ferrari models during his 30 years with Pininfarina.We also have Mariella Mengozzi, Curator and Director of the M-AUTO automotive museum in Turin Italy.There are over 200 vehicles, 80 different marques all housed in a spectacular and unique building.  Mariella has earned a law degree and her MBA in Bologna, Italy. She has worked for worldwide brands including Walt Disney, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and others.

And finally we have Chip Foose, legendary and iconic owner of Chip Foose Designs.  Chip specializes in illustration, graphics, ideation, model making, surfacing and complete construction of automobiles and automotive related products. Chip was inducted into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame at Peterson Publishing’s 50th anniversary, and this induction made Chip the youngest member ever inducted into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame at the age of 31.

Connect2Cars begins at 8:00 am with the breakfast and guest interviews.  The breakfast is followed up with drives through scenic roads of Monterey County ending at a preselected winery for a wine tasting and lunch hosted by Solare.
Drivers will receive special gifts from our partners including Meguiar’s and Ferrari of Silicon Valley and a unique gift from the Concorso Italiano Chairman.
You may have missed the July drive, you will not want to miss this great opportunity!

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